Pedagogy Videos:

Warm-up thoughts: Establishing Flow and Embracing the Glissando

Articles & Masterclass Hand-outs:

Arban Zoom class
Companion handout to the Arban Routine as inspired by Charlie Vernon presented during my May 2020 Zoom masterclass series.

ECMEA Clinic 2020

Productive Practice lecture outline
Handout to my lecture on practice techniques for Buffalo State, September 2018

NYSSMA Clinic 2017
Handout to my clinic entitled “Enter the Tone Zone: Developing Sound and Sustain in your Low Brass”

Southern Miss Trombone Day 2016

Wheaton College Brass Day clinic, November 2015

Fruhling Posaunen clinic 2015

ITA Journal Schubert article
Franz Schubert – Symphonies No. 8 & 9
International Trombone Association Journal, Orchestral Sectional column, January 2013

Leading with Sound
This is a warm-up/maintenance routine I presented at the 2013 Buffalo Trombone Day.  The emphasis is on sound development, and takes roughly 45-60 minutes to complete.

Speed ‘Em Up Chromatics
I developed this exercise to increase speed, fluidity, range, and comfort of chromatic scales, while also associating them with corresponding arpeggios.

Arban Routine
This is an insane method for practicing the Arban’s Book that was inspired by Charlie Vernon!

Starting Sound & the Art of Soft Playing
Outline from a clinic I did in San Diego back in 2009 that addresses issues of starting sound and soft playing.